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  • US National Guard may join cyber offense against Daesh: Ash Carter

    Date: 2016-03-06 07:13:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:4450973

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the National Guard's cyber squadrons will play an increasingly important role in assessing the vulnerabilities of US industrial infrastructure and could be asked to join the fight ....

  • NATO should assure Russia of no 'aggressive ambitions' -- Official

    Date: 2016-03-05 22:09:26 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:84 - ID:4450561

    BRUSSELS, March 5 (MENA) – NATO should reassure Moscow that the alliance has no "aggressive ambitions" toward Russia, Sputnik News quoted Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe Adrian Bradshaw as saying on Saturday. "For Russia it is a question ....

  • EU: Turkey needs to respect freedom of media

    Date: 2016-03-05 20:48:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:4450445

    LONDON, March 5 (MENA) – The EU is following closely the reports about Friday's developments related to Feza Media Group, including Zaman newspaper, and the ensuing police action, the EU official website quoted the spokesman as saying on ....

  • Germany not to take in refugees stranded in Greece - minister

    Date: 2016-03-05 20:20:36 GMT - Germany - World - SN:80 - ID:4450177

    BERLIN, March 5 (MENA) - German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said Saturday his country would not take in the refugees currently in the country being stranded in Greece. The Greek government estimates that 32,000 people have been stranded ....

  • 1st president of independent Slovakia hospitalized

    Date: 2016-03-05 19:37:35 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:77 - ID:4450133

    BRATISLAVA, March 5 (MENA) – The first president of independent Slovakia has been hospitalized, ABC News reported on Saturday, quoting an official. The 85-year-old Michal Kovac is in a stable and non-life threatening condition, according to Petra ....

  • Pakistani police kill four Qaeda terrorists in Karachi

    Date: 2016-03-05 19:34:26 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:76 - ID:4450105

    ISLAMABAD, March 5 (MENA) - Pakistani police on Saturday claimed to have killed four terrorists in Safoora Goth area of Karachi, Geo News reported. "Four terrorists belonging to Al Qaeda in Sub-continent and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) have been ....

  • UK concerned about freedom of press in Turkey - spokesman

    Date: 2016-03-05 18:44:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:4449797

    LONDON, March 5 (MENA) - Britain's Foreign Office on Saturday urged the Turkish Government to uphold the right of media to operate without restriction. A spokesperson of the office told MENA that new measures taken against Today's Zaman newspaper ....

  • EU looks to downgrade summit with Japan as trade talks stall

    Date: 2016-03-05 17:49:52 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:65 - ID:4449573

    BRUSSELS, March 5 (MENA) - The annual summit between Japan and the European Union could be downgraded to an informal dialogue, as the bloc is frustrated at the slow progress of free-trade talks between the two sides, sources close to the matter were ....

  • S. Korea launches probe into alleged IS hacking

    Date: 2016-03-05 17:42:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:62 - ID:4448713

    SEOUL, March 5 (MENA) - Police in South Korea launched an investigation Saturday into allegations that the Islamic State (IS) militant group hacked a South Korean firm's computer network to retrieve data on 20 South Koreans, officials were quoted by ....

  • Taliban rejects peace talks with Afghan government

    Date: 2016-03-05 16:09:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:56 - ID:4448561

    KABUL, March 5 (MENA) - The Taliban on Saturday refused to resume long-stalled peace talks with the Afghan government, reiterating their preconditions for holding dialogue, the Daily Mail reported. "We want to repeat our stance once again that ....

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